SAAB Ends Partnership With India’s Adani Group To Manufacture Gripen E Fighter Jets In India

Swedish defense firm Saab and Indian conglomerate Adani Group, which announced a collaboration to manufacture the Gripen E fighter in India in August 2017, announced that the agreement was no longer proceeding. Mats Palmberg, chairman and managing director of Saab India told that they have decided not to pursue the arrangement with the Adanis.  The business daily reported that the defense ministry is considering original equipment manufacturers’ responses on the issue. Then, it is likely to draw up an acceptance of necessity and then issue a request for proposal. Industry sources…

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Pralay Ballistic Missiles :India’s First Tactical Quasi-Ballistic Missile

The Defence Ministry’s decision to acquire the indigenous short-range ballistic surface-to-surface (SRBM) missile Pralay, a conventional weapon that has been ready for induction in just seven years, adds heft to the Indian military’s war-fighting capabilities. A high-level Defence Ministry meeting approved the acquisition of approximately 120 pralay missiles for the armed forces and their deployment along borders. Since India now allows the use of ballistic missiles in tactical roles, the acquisition of these ballistic missiles is regarded as a significant development for the country. The missile will be India’s first…

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AICRA Signs MoU with USI to reaffirm Atmanirbharta in the Defense sector.

The All India Council For Robotics & Automation has signed an MoU with the United Service Institution of India  (USI), a national security and defense services think tank based in New Delhi to collaboratively work towards exploring and studying new technology offerings to the Indian Defense sector. This MoU also signifies the unwavering commitment of both Organizations in supporting the technology startups and Defense (Army, Navy, Airforce) for research and supplies to develop indigenous equipment and weapon systems in line with Atmanirbharta in Indian Defense. Maj. General Pawan Anand from…

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India To Overtake US To Become Global Leader In Leveraging AI

Recent research shows India is more mature in leveraging AI than the US or the UK.  Indian businesses are able to stand out of the crowd by maximizing education about AI and also through internal communication.  As the world shifts more toward digital avenues for sectors ranging from banking to healthcare, artificial intelligence (AI) has risen to prominence as the tool that enables smooth transition and operations. According to a recent study conducted in collaboration with the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), India as a market is more…

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Indian aerospace ecosystem seeing unprecedent growth towards becoming self-reliant: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari emphasized the importance of incorporating new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics into flight training and testing methodologies. The Air Chief Marshal was speaking at the start of a two-day seminar titled ‘Lessons from the Past: Opportunities for the Future. Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari, Chief of the Air Staff, called on the Aircraft and System Testing Establishment (ASTE) to expand its outreach to capitalize on the unprecedented growth in the Indian aerospace ecosystem. The Indian Air Force chief…

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AICRA Forms Technology governance steering committees in major sectors for ensuring the use of secured AI

AICRA established Technology Governance Steering Committees in major sectors for ensuring the secured use of AI. TGSC’s were formed in Defense, Healthcare, Agriculture & Tech startup sectors The All India Council for Robotics & Automation has winded up its prestigious Global Artificial Intelligence summit & Awards 3.0 on a high note with the formation of the Technology Governance Steering Committee (TGSC) in different sectors for working towards the use of safe & secured AI. The Technology Governance Steering Committee (TGSC) will cater be a place for developing new strategic concepts…

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AICRA established Technology Governance Steering Committee (TGSC) For the Defense Sector at GAISA Event

AICRA formed Technology Governance Steering Committee (TGSC) for defense Sector   Lt Gen Gen PJS Pannu (PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd.), Former Deputy Chief of Integrated Defense Staff) elected as the chairperson of AICRA’s TGSC- Defense   The Body would develop strategic concepts for rolling out secured AI in defense sector.   GAISA witnessed an extensive discussion on Technology Governance Steering Committee for Defense sector   All India Council for Robotics & Automation has established Technology Governance Steering Committee (TGSC) for working towards the use of safe & secured AI in…

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